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  1. Re: Removal procedure for Nissan 9.8A3 carb?

    Thanks much for your help. Since I'm not all that mechanically inclined, this information is really helpful. I've also developed the habit of taking phone camera pictures of whatever I'm working on...
  2. Removal procedure for Nissan 9.8A3 carb?

    My Nissan 9.8A3 won't start after sitting for 3 months and so I started fiddling with it. So far I've figured out that gas is reaching the carburetor, but the only way she will fire is with a shot of...
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    Re: Replacing thermostat housing

    By "chassis grease" do you mean something like wheel bearing grease? Thanks.
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    Auto thermostat ok for AQ131A?

    I've located an automotive thermostat that would appear to fit my AQ131A. It's rated at 82 degrees which, according to the manual is correct.

    Anyone know if it's OK to use? Thanks.
  5. Re: Steering Bushing replacement for Volvo Penta 275

    Let me jump in too. Thanks for the work. This comes at the right time for me.
  6. Re: Any kind of sealer on water pipe fittings?

    So, you're serious about using this?
  7. Re: Any kind of sealer on water pipe fittings?

    Thanks, it does help. Especially the info about anaerobic agents and RTV. I guess I will go with lube (wheel bearing grease?) for assembling the O-rings and sealing rings. By doing so, I assume that...
  8. Any kind of sealer on water pipe fittings?

    I'm re-assembling my AQ131A and I'm looking at lots of rubber O-rings of various sizes and thicknesses that need to be installed on the water pipes, heat exchanger etc. etc.

    What I'm not sure of...
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    Reassembling heat exchanger question

    I'm getting ready to reassemble the heat exchanger from my AQ131A with a new gasket and am wondering if I need to add any gasket sealer along with it or not. It's been cleaned up since I took the...
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    Re: Old engine archaeology and a busted bolt

    Thanks for the explanation. I've got it now. I'll post the results.
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    Re: Old engine archaeology and a busted bolt

    Not quite following you concerning the "hard end-mill to fit". Should this end-mill be the same diameter as the hole in template? Am I trying to drill out most of the bolt or simply a small hole...
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    Old engine archaeology and a busted bolt

    I feel like an archaeologist on a dig somewhere scratching through levels to find all sorts of surprises. I've got my AQ131A on an engine stand with most of the components off for a cleanup and...
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    Re: Use gasket sealer on oil pan gasket?

    Just for info in case anyone else faces this: I got the manufacturers (Felpro) on the line and they identified the oil pan gasket as being manufactured with silicon and advised that no gasket sealer...
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    Re: Use gasket sealer on oil pan gasket?

    Thanks for the input. I've got a call into Felpro to find out if my gasket is silicon or not. I don't have any way of telling what it's made of. If it is, then I'll install it as you say.
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    Use gasket sealer on oil pan gasket?

    Tried to research this but could not find an answer. I have a felpro oil pan gasket for my AQ131A with no instructions and am wondering if I should be using gasket sealer along with it. It's not the...
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    Re: Arghh...Need to invent a fix. Advice?

    Got the little bugger out. Since I had the pan off I was able to bang it out from underneath with a drill bit that happened to fit into the hole and lay up against the piece itself. Two good wacks...
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    Re: Arghh...Need to invent a fix. Advice?

    PM sent
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    Re: Arghh...Need to invent a fix. Advice?

    I do have the sump off and can knock out the piece left in the block. I rather like dypcdivers suggestion of a inserted tube except for being concerned about the oil stick hanging up on the upper lip...
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    Arghh...Need to invent a fix. Advice?

    I've got my AQ131A on a stand in the garage and while turning it over to access the oil pan bolts, I broke the oil dipstick tube right at the block.

    Replacing it would require first finding a...
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    Re: Indexing the distributor correctly?

    Thanks for the replies. I'll now go see if I can make it work
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    Indexing the distributor correctly?

    My AQ131A is sitting on an engine stand and I'm ready to re-install the distributor and setup BASE timing. However the engine has been turned over since the distributor has been removed and I have no...
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    Re: Pulling fuel tank advice needed

    Sorry about reposting. I got my forums mixed up. Will have to be more careful.
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    This tank thing has got me confused.

    My situation is this: As part of the restoration and conversion of my '86 Capri 2150 cuddy to a more fishing friendly boat, I've pulled the gas tank to have a look. It has not leaked in the past and...
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    Re: Pulling fuel tank advice needed

    Not a bad idea. The present tank is a 55 gallon and I don't need that much for the type of fishing and crabbing I do. On the other hand a new tank of almost any reasonable size is spendy.
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    Re: Fuel tank out - should I paint it?

    Thanks everybody for the advice. I'm going to to go with the majority and not cover it. I also won't be foaming it in...it's in there pretty tight as is so I'll just lay new rubber strips for it to...
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    Fuel tank out - should I paint it?

    Removed the fuel tank from my '86 Bayliner 2150 Capri and it was not near as much fun as you would think. However, the tank looks pretty good. No obvious pitting...mostly discoloration. It wasn't...
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    Re: Pulling fuel tank advice needed

    Thanks for the replies guys..very helpful, especially the USCG pamphlet. There's just no way in hell that I'm going to drive that boat around wondering if the fuel tank is going to leak. So, it's...
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    Pulling fuel tank advice needed

    Damn that's a long tank. I decided that I need to pull the fuel tank from my 1986 Capri 2150 and have a look at it for two reasons. One is that I am in the process of replacing a bit of rotten floor...
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    Re: Did I buy the wrong starter?

    Thanks for the replies guys. I just learned a lot about starters.
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    Did I buy the wrong starter?

    In the picture you can see my existing starter (the big one) and a brand new one which I bought last year as a backup.

    What struck me is the difference is size, with the new starter being so much...
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    Re: Speaking of heat exchangers...

    Thanks for the reply. I believe that I'll back flush it and see what comes out. What I can see by flashlight looks pretty clean, but we'll see.

    The manifold was new last year and number four...
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    Speaking of heat exchangers...

    I presently have my AQ131A sitting on an engine stand in my garage. I'm cleaning it up and replacing bits and pieces as a winter project.

    I have the heat exchanger off and while I have no reason...
  33. Re: Removing entire 275 outdrive/transom shield?

    Well, I would agree with that except I haven't scoped out the full extent of the rot yet. So far, all I've found is a section of the floor itself (not the stringers yet) and a 3" high section right...
  34. Removing entire 275 outdrive/transom shield?

    I've pulled my AQ131A engine and have removed the transmission from the 275 drive.

    As it turns out I may need to pull the entire drive and transom shield in order to give me some room to do some...
  35. Re: Bellhousings on the workbench-best way to remove drive shaft?

    OK, thanks for that.
  36. Re: Bellhousings on the workbench-best way to remove drive shaft?

    OK, I think I may have found the answer to my questions and I'll post it for anyone else who has to do this. First one removes the rearmost sealing ring, then removes the snap ring and locking ring....
  37. Re: Bellhousings on the workbench-best way to remove drive shaft?

    Thanks. One specific question I have is: at what point does the shaft itself come out? My assumption is that I would first remove the rearmost seal, then then the snap ring holding the bearing in,...
  38. Bellhousings on the workbench-best way to remove drive shaft?

    My AQ131A bellhousing is sitting on the workbench ready for me to pull the driveshaft and replace the PDS bearing. However, I'm not quite sure how to go about this and I don't want to bust anything....
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    Re: What's this stuff on my flywheel?

    I've had this boat for three years, but not used it much. The prior owner did have the boat sitting for awhile. Last licensed in 1997. Damn I hate the thought that it was sitting in that much water. ...
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    Re: What's this stuff on my flywheel?

    Well it's a mystery. Too hard to be mud and doesn't quite act like rust. It's going to have to be scraped and wire brushed off, but I'm not sure how to get into the small spots around the springs.
    ...
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    Re: What's this stuff on my flywheel?

    Well, this probably won't be the only dumb question I'll be asking on this forum as I sort this engine out. I think I asked the question because I've never had a bellhousing off before and I thought...
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    What's this stuff on my flywheel?

    Got my AQ131A out of the boat and finally got the bellhousing off only to find some sort of strange coating as shown in the picture.

    I don't have a clue as to what it might be or how to clean it...
  43. Re: Help needed-stuck and can't get bellhousing off

    False alarm. Fiddled it off finally by slowly prying all sides. Thanks.
  44. Help needed-stuck and can't get bellhousing off

    I've got my AQ131A out of the boat and sitting in the back of a small trailer getting ready to put it on an engine stand.

    Problem is that I can't get the bellhousing off. I've removed all bolts...
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    Re: AQ131A timing belt settings question

    Yes, I'm using the service manual, plus printouts that I've collected from this forum and some from the Bayliner forum concerning timing. I'm not a natural mechanic so I have to try really hard to...
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    Re: AQ131A timing belt settings question

    Well, I agree. That's why this particular comment that I read somewhere really threw me off. If you set it correctly the first time, that should be it one would think.

    But I thought it worth...
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    AQ131A timing belt settings question

    I understand how to line up the timing belt marks in their proper places when setting up for timing with number one cylinder at TDC.

    However, I have read that if I were to then hand turn the...
  48. Re: 1984 Bayliner Capr 1950i, Volvo Penta AQ125A Resto

    Can I ask what kind of process you used to clean up your engine parts? I'm in the process of pulling my AQ131A in order to inspect it and clean it up. Your engine is the best looking restoration I've...
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    Re: AQ131A rebuild question

    Portland Oregon area.
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    Re: AQ131A rebuild question

    Thanks for your thoughts. I think a replacement car engine makes sense. My only hesitation on that is my own inability to judge a good used engine from a bad one. On the other hand, if I research it...
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